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Mar 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
area. out in kansas city, last fall google began rolling out its own network to rival chattanooga's, part of a project to illustrate the benefits of high speed broadband. in 2010, julius genachowski, chairman of the federal communications commission, told jeffrey brown he agreed the u.s. must do more. >> we'll need to get those speeds up dramatically. we set a goal of 100 megabits to 100 million households by 2020. >> sreenivasan: one hundred, that's like 25-fold over what you're saying over where... >> a very significant increase over where we are now. it's ambitious. >> sreenivasan: yet questions about cost remain for such services, in chattanooga most don't pay the $350 for the one gigabyte of speed. instead opting for a 30-megabit per second connection, that's still nearly five times the national average. so, is chattanooga a model for the rest of the country when it comes to broadband? we explore that with sheldon grizzle, founder of the company lab, which works to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in chattanooga. and richard bennett, senior research fellow for the inform
Mar 22, 2013 5:30pm PDT
arguments on two gay rights cases. political editor christina bellantoni hosted a google hangout with religious leaders on different sides of the issues today. watch that on the rundown. plus, tonight's edition of "need to know" examines how the f.d.a. vets medical devices such as implants. find a link to "need to know" and much more on our website judy? >> woodruff: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. on monday, ray suarez reports on ireland, climbing back after the economic meltdown. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connes us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this prog
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)